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22nd Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival
OPENING NIGHT FILM! U.S. premiere!

Thou Shall Not Kill

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2018, Catalin Rotaru and Gabi Virginia Sarga, Romania, 120 min.
Alexandru Suciu, Cristina Flutur

Show Times

  • Fri, Mar 8th 6:00pm
  • Fri, Mar 8th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Mar 13th 7:45pm

“Convincing and nuanced…an intriguing and emotionally involving story.”--Daria Badior, Ion Cinema

Based on real events, this gripping investigative mystery follows in the Romanian New Wave’s proud tradition of probing society’s underside to reveal the universal roots of corruption. When a three-year-old child dies shortly after a successful surgery, his doctor Cristian (Suciu), a rising- star surgeon, is devastated. It is one of a chain of similar unexpected deaths at his urban hospital. No autopsy is ordered, the child’s body is whisked away, and the hospital administration dismisses the possibility of a pattern. As Cristian follows his suspicion that all of the facility’s disinfectant supplies are heavily diluted, his reputation is called into question, and his mentor, his colleagues, and even his family warn him not to rock the boat. In Romanian with English subtitles. ProRes digital. Courtesy of Indie Sales. (BS);

Immediately following the Opening Night film and program, the audience is invited to a reception in our Gallery/Café generously hosted by Tiberiu Trifan, Consul General of Romania.;

Note: No free passes or blue tickets will be valid for the opening night screening.

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